Pour Forth: Pat Steir on Her Latest Paintings

Pour Forth: Pat Steir on Her Latest Paintings

Installation view of “Pat Steir: Kairos” at Lévy Gorvy, with Tundra (2016–17) and Morning with Red Line in the Middle (2015– 16). PHOTO: TOM POWEL/COURTESY LEVY GORVY When the artist Pat Steir was growing up in New Jersey, she’d often...
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Norman Rockwell’s Sons Sue Berkshire Museum, Seeking Halt to Sotheby’s Sale

Norman Rockwell’s Sons Sue Berkshire Museum, Seeking Halt to Sotheby’s Sale

A protest against the Berkshire Museum sale in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, on September 10. ANDREW RUSSETH/ARTNEWS With just weeks to go before Sotheby’s offers works from the Berkshire Museum on the auction block, Norman Rockwell’s three sons and other pla...
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Vasari Diary: ‘Artists Against Originality,’ Peter Soriano, and Nathalie du Pasquier

Vasari Diary: ‘Artists Against Originality,’ Peter Soriano, and Nathalie du Pasquier

Floc’h, Déjeuner sur l’herbe Revisited, 2011, reproduced in Robert Shore’s Beg, Steal & Borrow: Artists Against Originality (Laurence King). ©FLOC’H The Copycat’s Meow Welcome aboard the long-haul appropriation train, tooting its discontents an...
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Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo & Andrew Mroczek at Museum of Sex, New York

Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo & Andrew Mroczek at Museum of Sex, New York

Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo & Andrew Mroczek, Gaby, from the series “Virgenes de la Puerta” (Virgins of the Door), 2016. COURTESY THE ARTISTS AND THE MUSEUM OF SEX Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. Today’s...
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Pallet Intrigue: Sculpture by Karolina Grzywnowicz Conjures Ghosts of Polish Primeval Forest

Pallet Intrigue: Sculpture by Karolina Grzywnowicz Conjures Ghosts of Polish Primeval Forest

Karolina Grzywnowicz, Still Life, 2017. COURTESY THE ARTIST In a communal square in the Old Town district of Krakow, Poland, a sculpture by Karolina Grzywnowicz courted passersby last week with a humdrum form summoned by way of extraordinary materials: cuts...
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A Remnant From Caligula’s Ship, Once a Coffee Table, Heads Home

A Remnant From Caligula’s Ship, Once a Coffee Table, Heads Home

“It was an innocent purchase,” Ms. Fioratti said in an interview. “It was our favorite thing and we had it for 45 years.” Photo The piece of Caligula’s ship, on display at the Consulate General of Italy in Manhattan. Credit...
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Art Review: Omer Fast’s Chinatown Installation Is a Misfire

Art Review: Omer Fast’s Chinatown Installation Is a Misfire

Photo Omer Fast has transformed the James Cohan Gallery into a Chinatown shop or bus-company waiting room with broken A.T.M.s and a shabby facade. Credit Phoebe d’Heurle Sometimes a frame gets more attention than the picture that’s in it, which...
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200 Aboriginal Artworks Donated to U.S. Institutions by Dennis and Debra Scholl

200 Aboriginal Artworks Donated to U.S. Institutions by Dennis and Debra Scholl

Boxer Milner Tjampitjin, Purkitji, 2005. FROST ART MUSEUM Miami-based collectors Dennis and Debra Scholl have donated 200 works by contemporary Aboriginal Australian artists to the Frost Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Nevada Museum of Art....
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A Word With: Jane Goodall’s Unparalleled Life, in Never-Before-Seen Footage

A Word With: Jane Goodall’s Unparalleled Life, in Never-Before-Seen Footage

I knew Geographic sent Hugo out to get what he could of the chimps but also to document me, and I wasn’t happy particularly, but I knew we needed to get that — I needed Geographic funding. So if Hugo...
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Estate of Jane Freilicher Is Now Represented by Paul Kasmin Gallery

Estate of Jane Freilicher Is Now Represented by Paul Kasmin Gallery

Jane Freilicher, September Landscape, 1973. ©PAUL KASMIN GALLERY New York’s Paul Kasmin Gallery now represents the Estate of Jane Freilicher, which had previously been overseen by Tibor de Nagy Gallery. Paul Kasmin has planned its first Freilicher solo show...
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From the Archives: Parker Tyler on Ruth Asawa, in 1954

From the Archives: Parker Tyler on Ruth Asawa, in 1954

Imogen Cunningham, Ruth Asawa with hanging sculpture, 1952. PHOTO: ©2017 IMOGEN CUNNINGHAM; ARTWORK: ©2017 THE ESTATE OF RUTH ASAWA/COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK AND LONDON For some, Ruth Asawa, whose work is currently on view at David Zwirner gallery in....
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